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Status of fluorescein

5 Jul 2012

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The General Optical Council has consulted the MHRA and confirmed that contact lens opticians (CLOs) may administer pharmacy medicines to their patients in the course of their business. This means CLOs can use fluorescein strips as they are classed as pharmacy medicines.

More information can be found here: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/1980/1923/regulation/5/made

 

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